​How A Horror Game Plans on Using the Real World to Scare You

Imaginary locations are great places to stage heart-stopping scream sequences. Nothing like being lost inside the bowels of a giant monster, an abandoned space station or the burning plains of hell for put the fear in you. But you know what else is really scary? The real world. In particular, that abandoned 7-11 off… » 3/25/14 3:00pm 3/25/14 3:00pm

Real-Time Face Substitution Will Hide You In The Scariest Way Possible

Audun Mathias Øygard's creative experiment uses real-time facial recognition to hide your face in a webcam feed with different masks. That could be handy if you want to scare your friends with a real-time Nicolas Cage imiatation (don't forget to use it with a proper soundboard) or just confuse them while playing online. » 1/08/14 7:20am 1/08/14 7:20am

Nvidia Is Changing The Way We Display, Stream, And Capture PC Games

Say goodbye to V-sync, uninstall your bootleg copy of FRAPS and reconsider picking up one of Nvidia's Shield handhelds. During its "The Way It's Meant To Be Played" event in Montreal today, Nvidia unveiled a trio of technologies that could make its video cards an indispensable part of any PC gaming rig. » 10/18/13 5:00pm 10/18/13 5:00pm

The Next Generation Of Mobile Graphics Is Here, And It's Amazing.

You may remember Ira, the facial rendering demo Nvidia used to show off the power of the latest desktop graphics technology. He's even more impressive when he's running on Project Logan, Nvidia's Kepler-powered next-generation mobile processor. These are mobile graphics. Damn. » 7/24/13 10:00am 7/24/13 10:00am